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A synopsis of some of the talks at the CDC National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media from Aids.gov.
Last summer I visited Health Literacy Missouri, and summed up the great work I saw there in Clarity is Power.
Learn why effective nurse communication is key to patient satisfaction in health care system.
Clinician Video. Get more involved with your health care by asking questions, talking to your clinician, and understanding your condition.
The evolution of an e-patient
Do physician communication skills influencescreening mammography utilization?
Patient education can help reduce unnecessary emergency department visits.
Lygeia Ricciardi from ONC with a discussion about giving patients access to their data and a call for patients to volunteer in ONC's...
Blood pressure, diabetes, even heart conditions are now being checked by patients themselves.
A new Spanish-language videonovela, Aprende a vivir (Learn to Live), features messages to help diabetes patients compare their treatment options to find a regimen that works best for them.
Health literacy in Canada
Positive messages may be more successful in changing behaviors.
The Patient Voices Network gives patients a greater voice in helping to shape British Columbia’s health care system. It does this by working in partnership with levels of government, health authorities, not-for-profits and of course patients!
Pew's Director Lee Rainie presented to physicians, administrators, and staff at Providence St.
Speak Up: Take Medication Safely...
All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg is using iPads to teach young patients about the procedures they'll undergo. They're also using the iPads as a diversion for the kids.
A description of the empowered patient
In this newly posted video, Bernstein discusses using social media to engage in peer-to-peer health care and share tips with the newly diagnosed.
While I disagree that patients in waiting rooms are necessarily engaged, I think the idea of helping patients develop their own self-care skills while waiting is a good idea.
A health system changed its informed consent process and document to make them more understandable, user-friendly, and interactive.
Nursing Alliance for Quality Care kicks off effort to put the patient relationship at the cornerstone of patient safety and quality.
Wondering what to tell patients about the effect of the Supreme Court's ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act? Here are some basic questions and answers.
Case studies of hospital based social media: Current research on consumer expectations Opening staff access (stop blocking) Hospital sponsored patient support...
If you have diabetes, your doctor or other health care provider may say that you need diabetes self-management training and education.
The purpose of this toolkit is to guide a physician “champion” in educating his/her colleagues about the benefits and practicalities of working with community organizers